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Iraqi security forces and Turkmen Shia fighters hold a position in Amerli (4 August 2014) UN call to 'prevent Iraq massacre'

A UN envoy calls for action to prevent what he says may be the possible massacre of Iraqis in the town of Amerli, besieged by Islamic State.

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Time for a digital detox?

Time for a digital detox?

If you can’t shake your device addiction on your own, there’s a getaway for you

Autos

The 10 most beautiful bicycles

The 10 most beautiful bicycles

These bikes are reinventing the humble two-wheeler for the 21st Century

Culture

Femme fatale: A sexy history

Femme fatale: A sexy history

Story of film’s seductive archetype

Future

How your birthday rules your fate

How your birthday rules your fate

The hidden truth in star signs

Travel

Living in: The most visited cities

Living in: The most visited cities

What’s it like to live in a tourist destination?

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TARDIS, Doctor Who VIDEO: Go Inside the New TARDIS

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Reading

What is London reading?

Millions of commuters escape the reality of the rush-hour by losing themselves in a book. BBC Culture went underground to discuss reading on the go.

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Hand frozen

'I will be frozen when I die'

Max More will have his brain frozen after he dies, and he’s not alone. Rose Eveleth asks him why he signed up - and how the strange procedure actually works.

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Elliott Gould

Elliott Gould's drive time

The actor, whose cantankerous, louche portrayals have electrified Hollywood for nearly 50 years, discusses the road travelled - and a famous Lincoln close to his heart.

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